logo

I gave my daughter up for adoption 30+ years ago. She has found me on the internet

Manuela Cardiga
Aug 23, 2018
12:09 P.M.

The following letter has been edited for clarity and coherence.

Advertisement

Dear AmoMama,

I gave my daughter up for adoption 30+ years ago. She has found me on the internet.

My children don't know about each other. And I am shaken and excited and sad and thrilled all at the same time.

The only way to express my moods is to lie to my children and grandchild, who live with me, why I am sad.

I pray and accepted my decision and have convinced myself that if you do the right thing, you will receive what you give.

But what I need your opinion on is, " is not telling my children wrong?". Either way I will be ok.

___________________________________________________________

Dear Subscriber,

This must be a very confusing and emotional time for you. Having your past come back into your life in the form of the child you gave up for adoption must be very difficult.

You say you are shaken, excited and sad, and you feel the need to conceal your feelings from your family.

You do not explain the circumstances under which you gave your daughter up, and it may be fear of your children's judgment that is keeping you silent.

Advertisement

You will meet your daughter, and if you don't tell your children you will once again be carrying a secret, hiding from the people who love you the most.

Make peace with the past. Embrace your long lost daughter, and trust your other children will understand and support you.

Be strong, be happy, be yourself.

Do you agree with our advice? What do you think this subscriber could do to solve her problem?

If you need help or advice, reach out to us, and thousands of women just like you who are struggling with the difficulties of life. You are not alone, we are here for you, and we listen; so write to us anonymously using this form.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Young Man Adopts an Orphan Boy and Finds out He Is His Biological Son – Story of the Day

February 22, 2024

Devastated Mom Wants to Adopt, Spots Girl at Adoption Agency Strikingly Similar to Her Late Daughter — Story of the Day

February 26, 2024

Rich Man Hits Homeless Girl on the Road, Recognizes His Daughter Who Disappeared 10 Years Ago – Story of the Day

December 12, 2023

5 Stories of Spoiled Children Who Learned a Lesson

January 31, 2024

Groom Realizes Bride Lives Double Life after Two Dirty Crying Kids Interrupt Their Wedding – Story of the Day

October 26, 2023

5 Stories about Children Who Neglect Their Old Parents and Got What They Deserved

January 31, 2024

I Didn’t Know Why My Teen Daughter Was Acting Strange until I Saw a Message on Her Computer – Story of the Day

February 13, 2024

My Parents Sold Me to a Millionaire in a Restaurant, Then the Kind Chef Stepped In – Story of the Day

April 02, 2024

Fake Cop Detains Poor Woman, Unaware Who She Really Is — Story of the Day

December 11, 2023

After 60 Years of Marriage, I Found Out My Whole Life Was a Lie – Story of the Day

February 08, 2024

I Overheard My Husband and MIL Whispering at Night, and It Completely Changed My Life

February 02, 2024

Biased Cop Forced Innocent Woman to Undress at the Store, She Made Him Regret It – Story of the Day

December 18, 2023

Woman Abandons Her Disabled Child, Can't Recognize Her Years Later When She Returns with a Request

February 03, 2024

Husband Pretends to Be Infertile for 40 Years So His Wife Won't Know She Can't Have Kids — Story of the Day

February 19, 2024